Just when it seemed that John Heyman had succumbed to the lure of Hollywood, the veteran dealmaker has pulled off a financing coup protecting his status as an outsider.
With top spots in France and Italy, Jane Campion's Palme d'Or-winning "The Piano" is already proving a major hit for CIBY Pictures. The pic has taken $ 6.3 million in three weeks from 352 screens…
Lukewarm reviews and the moral qualms expressed by media pundits don't seem to have done much harm to Warner Bros.' "Falling Down."
A lot of people said Thorn EMI overpaid when it acquired Virgin Music for T 560 million ($ 1 billion at the then-exchange rate) in June last year. Well, it looks like they were wrong.
Indie producer Ed Pressman and Japanese game company Capcom have joined forces to produce a movie version of the videogame "Streetfighter 2."
Vet classical thesp Sir Ian McKellen is set to star in a film version of Shakespeare's "Richard III." Project, based on McKellen's National Theatre staging -- which won wide acclaim when it toured…
Pearson's $ 152 million bid for Thames TV could mark a significant shift in the balance of power within British television.
John Quested, chief executive of Goldcrest Films and TV, has been charged by London's Serious Fraud Office with conspiracy to "cause loss to others by falsifying documents made or required for an…
Island World, the indie film empire founded by entrepreneurs John Heyman and Chris Blackwell, will form a European joint venture with Babelsberg Studios for the development, production and…
Central Independent Television, one of the biggest companies in the United Kingdom's ITV network, posted its best-ever results yesterday.
Shares in Thames TV, Britain's largest independent production company, were suspended yesterday pending an announcement concerning a proposed bid by media conglomerate Pearson.